Hate to Love

Large and in charge

Defiant, passionate, cunning - Arjuna Ranatunga was a mighty tough cookie on the field and an unwavering friend off it

ESPNcricinfo staff

Samuel Badree's 4 for 15 were the best by a West Indies bowler in World T20

Australia news

Badree to mentor Australia spinners

West Indies legspinner Samuel Badree will mentor Australia's young spinners as part of Cricket Australia's spin camp this year

Steve Cannane

Richie Benaud in Arundel

Richie Benaud's storeroom Test matches

As a boy, the future Australia captain first picked up the game by hitting a tennis ball against a wall with a makeshift bat in an isolated country town

JP Duminy reacts after being bowled by Sunil Narine

Delhi Daredevils v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2015, Delhi

Indecision holds Delhi back

Daredevils entered the match on the back of successive victories and spoke about building the winning momentum. But for that to happen they need to have a settled plan

Usman Shuja sends one down to a North East batsman

USA news

Canada T20 squad to play warm-ups in Texas

Canada's Twenty20 squad will travel to Houston, Texas ahead of the ICC Americas Division One T20 tournament to play three warm-up matches against an invitational XI assembled by local entrepreneur Sakhi Muhammad

Pravin Tambe finished with 2 for 21 from four overs

Rajasthan Royals v Kings XI Punjab, Ahmedabad

Looking for home, Royals find a house

Playing their home games in Ahmedabad, Rajasthan Royals enjoy neither the support nor the conditions they are used to in their Jaipur fortress

Left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny celebrates a wicket

Pakistan in Bangladesh 2015

The pigeon fancier's arm-ball mystery

He doesn't know how he bowls the arm-ball and doesn't want to either. Arafat Sunny is content in plying his skills gleaned from years on the domestic circuit. The only hitch - the loss of his beloved pigeons

Mohammad Irfan got the better of Solomon Mire with his extra bounce

Pakistan news

PCB in talks to host Zimbabwe - Shahryar Khan

Shahryar Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), has said that the board is in talks with Zimbabwe Cricket over a limited-overs bilateral series in May that could be held in Lahore and Karachi, pending security clearance